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  1. 50 DB seems super loud. Thats as loud as a car...

    50 DB seems super loud. Thats as loud as a car running. I dont think I could live with a car running outside my window all night. (Though many people are forced to do so). I dont recall my Lennox G32...
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    No that is not normal. Oil Furnaces produce no...

    No that is not normal. Oil Furnaces produce no detectable smells except when something is out of whack. Have you checked your chimney? Sometimes a birdsnest or something might be impeding the draft...
  3. When I worked in Electrical wholesale we had...

    When I worked in Electrical wholesale we had perhaps 2 accounts that knew more about the trade than our staff did. It always struck me as funny how I had to explain to a guy making 80 bucks an hour...
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    Allright, Today Is the day. They are coming to...

    Allright, Today Is the day. They are coming to clean and inspect the system. Sometime between 12 & 4..

    So far for sure we need a new guage and possibly the aquastat is bad or misconfigured.

    I...
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    I pulled up the Material Safety Data sheet for...

    I pulled up the Material Safety Data sheet for Mastic.. I think its about as safe as anything else in a house. I painted this stuff on myself in my old house and never smelt anything from it. Very...
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    Yes, thats what the silver thing is, an air vent...

    Yes, thats what the silver thing is, an air vent of some kind.. You know what would be neat, a little brass whistle. But I digress.

    Yes, the temp seems to be all over the place on the high limit....
  7. Well, There are no 2 stage tstats at Home Depot,...

    Well, There are no 2 stage tstats at Home Depot, well not in Toronto. I had to go to a HVAC or electrical supply house.
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    Well, Time for an update. I have had two visits...

    Well, Time for an update. I have had two visits from my Heatco.

    The first guy replaced the leaky zone valve, the pressure relief valve, and the silver thing on top of the expansion tank. He...
  9. I am researching this as well but have yet to...

    I am researching this as well but have yet to come to any conclusions. My water is hard but I have a water softener. The PH of the water is 7. I'm leaning towards stainless steel. My difficulty now...
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    beenthere, it is a MODEL # L30FT And...

    beenthere, it is a MODEL # L30FT


    And everyone else, thanks so much for the information! I am trying to get someone to come and look at it. Everyones very busy this time of year I guess..
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    I had that same Furnace when I was in Toronto....

    I had that same Furnace when I was in Toronto. The installer had it on the 10 minute timer with a cheap Magic Stat. I wired in a new 2 stage Honeywell myself and it made a world of difference to me....
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    Well, I looked at it last night and made a mental...

    Well, I looked at it last night and made a mental note of it but somehow, I forgot what it was. Its a Slant Fin Liberty, circa 1985 the plate also said BTU was 117 / 131,000 depending on the fuel...
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    Oh, Im getting a pro to do the work. I have no...

    Oh, Im getting a pro to do the work. I have no desire to be peed on with fire. I have not had much luck with contractors so thats why I tend to at least scope things out so I have some idea as to...
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    Ok, I thought I knew what I was doing.. BUT In...

    Ok, I thought I knew what I was doing.. BUT In researching indirect heaters, I found mostly two types, steel tanks with a lining and stainless steel. I figured the stainless steel would be best since...
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    Thanks for the reply :-) I will pursue some of...

    Thanks for the reply :-) I will pursue some of these suggestions with my heating guy, as soon as I can get a hold of him.

    I really like the idea of an indirect water heater. Im really short on...
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    Hello Folks! I just bought a new house with a not...

    Hello Folks! I just bought a new house with a not so new oil fired boiler / radiator water heating system.

    Its a 2200 sq ft house thatís about 20 years old. Its in Connecticut so the winter isnt...
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